Ammar El Banna joins OGH Legal as Head of Employment

OGH Legal is delighted to announce the joining of Ammar El Banna as part of the firm’s strategy to grow and strengthen the brand in the Middle East. Ammar, a Chambers and Legal 500 recognised lawyer, joins our award-winning dispute resolution firm as Head of Employment, reinforcing our commitment to outstanding litigation and client service.

Previously at Stephenson Harwood, Ammar has 13 years’ professional experience in the Middle East supporting multi-national corporate clients and individuals across contentious and non-contentious matters in sectors such as oil and gas, banking, real estate, pharmaceutical, government, media and commercial. 

Ammar has been the lead lawyer in a number of ground-breaking cases which resulted in the Dubai Court of Cassation and the UAE Federal Supreme handing down new legal precedents. He is also an approved legal trainer for the Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department.

Mohamed ElGhatit, Founding Partner, said, “We are delighted to have Ammar join the team. He joins at an exciting time for OGH – our ability to attract an individual of Ammar’s calibre is testament to the strength and vision of the firm.”